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Day of Caring and Sharing returns

May 21st, 2021 by WCBC Radio

The 24th annual United Way Day of Caring and Sharing was held Friday, a return to its original timeframe after being rescheduled in 2020 because of the COVID pandemic.

The Day of Caring and Sharing is an annual community cleanup partnership between United Way of Allegany County, Let’s Beautify Cumberland! and the city of Cumberland. Major corporate sponsors of the event include Columbia Gas of Maryland and CSX Transportation.

Michele Walker, executive director of County United Way. “It is both a symbolic and practical program that brings beauty and pride in our city.”


34 projects were identified-  located throughout the city and at many nonprofits for this year’s event, Efforts began this morning at 8 a.m. with work wrapping up at noon.  A lunch for the volunteers was made available at the big pavilion in Constitution Park.